By Lee Kemp When I’m talking to people and sharing Forefront Church’s story, I have often been asked “Why did you go into church planting after being involved in an established church ministry for more than a decade?” I think it’s a great question. Back in the day, Sarah and I made this little magazine… Continue reading Why church planting?
By Lee Kemp This summer Forefront hosted “Summer Fun Days” at Timberline Apartments to make a positive impact on kids who would otherwise spend the summer alone. Monday through Wednesday we would meet from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. In the morning we played games, sang songs, made crafts, and told Bible stories. After we… Continue reading Thoughts on faith and our daily bread
Guest blogger Nicole Hutcheson, a college student who attends Forefront Church in Fort Smith, shares her testimony after serving in Southeast Asia through Nehemiah Teams.
By Lee Kemp Since I returned home from Wyoming, I have found myself refreshed and renewed in my commitment to see God move through me and Forefront Church. (Checkout last week’s post to see how God moved during our trip!) I think that is how almost everyone feels after a productive time on a mission trip… Continue reading Reflections from a week WITH the Arapaho Tribe
By Lee Kemp Pulling from a saying in the military, as a church planter I sometimes feel that I am greatly behind enemy lines. Church planters are trying to advance the Kingdom of God with the Gospel, and we are doing everything we can to take back territory that we believe is God’s. Inevitably, we… Continue reading Covered up: the struggle of every church planter and believer
By Lee Kemp Today, I write this post with a burdened heart. I am filled with an overwhelming desire to see established churches receive church plants and support them. For them to view church planting as an opportunity to advance the Kingdom of God. For them to take on the awesome privilege of incubating a… Continue reading When religious kingdoms fall, the Kingdom of God wins